Some words are very tricky to learn to spell and our post on mnemonics gave suggested ways to remember some of them – here are ideas to help your remember some of the others…
Necessary – a shirt has one collar and two sleeves
Separate – never separate a para from his parachute!
Friend – a friend is a friend until the end!
Accommodation – accommodation has two cots and two mattresses
Believe – there is always a lie in believe
February – it is br cold in February
Stationery vs Stationary – e is for envelope = stationery and a is in carpark = stationary (non-moving traffic)
Difficulty – “Mrs D, Mrs I, Mrs FFI, Mrs C, Mrs U, Mrs LTY” (from Roald Dahl’s book Matilda)
Anyone got any other tips for complicated spellings?